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  • 19 days ago
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With positive tests becoming far too frequent in the last few months, and the contradiction of Vitor Belfort and Chael Sonnen, a very public harder line on positive tests needs to be taken. Gushing over celebrity fighters who test positive should be out. Getting rid of repeat offenders should be in. The story that never ends had its latest chapter on Wednesday when Kevin Casey and Robert Drysdale -- both who fought during the UFC's International Fight Week in early July -- failed the IQ version read news >>

  • a month ago
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Will Brooks has gone from sleeping in his car to wearing Bellator gold around his waist, and he couldn't be more excited for his future in Bellator MMA. read news >>

  • a month ago
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ONE FC: War of Dragons was the promotion’s first step onto Chinese soil and it concluded with an epic main event which ended with Eric Kelly submitting Rob Lisita. read news >>

  • a month ago
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With the cancellation of UFC 176, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta explained the promotion’s decision – saying he doesn’t think it had anything to do with the UFC having too many fight cards scheduled.Filed under: Featured, MMA Rumors, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

  • a month ago
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With UFC 175 in the books from Las Vegas, here are MMAjunkie’s three stars for the promotion’s annual Independence Day weekend event.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a month ago
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Before a Florida bill dropped that disallows access to these records, John S. Nash was able to procure various revenue details and payout records from every major MMA promotion that hosted shows in the state for the past few years. Yesterday, July 1st, marked the first day that the provisions in Florida bill HB 775 took effect. (A summary of HB 775 can be found here.) If you had read an earlier post I did on the contents of the bill, when it was known as HB 808, and Zuffa's lobbying efforts to s read news >>

  • a month ago
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Thiago Silva has an opponent for his first fight after his arrest. Fight Time Promotions owner Howard Davis Jr. informed MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that UFC veteran Thiago Silva will headline the Fight Time 20 card against Bellator veteran Mike Hayes. Fight Time 20 takes place at the War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. on Aug. 29. Silva (16-3, 2 no-contest) will compete for the first time since being released from the UFC after being arrested on Feb. 6 following an alleged incident read news >>

  • a month ago
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Howard Davis' Fight Time Promotions in Florida has picked up former UFC light heavyweight Thiago Silva. The next chapter in Thiago Silva's MMA career is set to be in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Yesterday, Fight Time Promotions announced that they've signed the ex-UFC fighter for a late August card. In the below photo, you can see Silva signing his contract alongside CEO and co-founder Howard Davis Jr. Fight Time Promotions also put out this official press release regarding their latest acquisition: read news >>

  • a month ago
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Tatsuya Kawajiri, a 36-year-old featherweight, Japanese MMA champion and veteran of several MMA promotions, is out indefinitely with a detached retina in his left eye, according to a report published Wednesday. It is the third time Kawajiri has suffered that particular injury. MMA reporter and broadcaster Ariel Helwani first broke the news via MMAFighting.com. Tatsuya Kawajiri suffers detached retina, out indefinitely -- http://t.co/bwdSnRysON &mdash'>http://t.co/bwdSnRysON">http://t.co/bwdSnRys read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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Now that MMA has picked up in the mainstream world, we have seen numerous promotions on the rise. With the addition of MMA on Fox, CBS, NBC and other channels, the sport is gaining more widespread exposure. The UFC is the outright No. 1 promotion in the world. It dominates the pay-per-view market has the best TV deal and boasts the strongest roster in the world. But what about the best of the rest? Let's take a look at the 10 best non-UFC promotions and grade them based on roster, presentation, read news >>

  • 2 months ago
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After fighting in other promotions for several years, former heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is back in the UFC and scheduled to face Brendan Schaub at this weekend's (June 14, 2014) UFC 174 from Vancouver. How can each heavy hitter score a crucial win on Saturday? Read our fight preview to find out! This Saturday night (June 14, 2014,) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Brendan Schaub will fight on the main card of UFC 174, airing live at 10 p.m. EST on p read news >>

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